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A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

A classical guitarist’s relationship with steel strings

PeterHulley September 14, 2012 0

I recently bought my first steel string acoustic guitar. At face value, this statement may have less inherent strangeness than it perhaps has as an opener. It becomes more interesting, however, when combined with

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Check out this great timeline comic of popular music from Cracked.com and Viruscomix

Check out this great timeline comic of popular music from Cracked.com and Viruscomix

GregJohnson September 13, 2012 0

Earlier in the summer, Cracked.com teamed up with Viruscomix to put together this great little web comic, plotting the course of popular music from the 1950s to today! Check it out below: We’ve posted

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Pig farmer plays live music to animals

Pig farmer plays live music to animals

GregJohnson June 19, 2012 0

A Suffolk farmer has taken the wonderfully bizarre step of playing music to calm his drove of pigs. Fans of Virginia based grindcore, look away now! Mark Hayward, of Dingley Dell Pork, near Wickham

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The musicroom viral video roundup

The musicroom viral video roundup

ChrisVesty April 20, 2012 0

This week we’ve got an incredible Voice from Australia, Earl Scruggs, heavy metal, and a cute kitten. We’ll begin with a performance from the Australian version of The Voice, which has gained over half

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The musicroom viral video round up

The musicroom viral video round up

ChrisVesty April 13, 2012 0

This week featuring music therapy, Dire Straits, Adele, some Hall & Oates, and The Simpsons

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New Beatles play set for West End

New Beatles play set for West End

Musicroom April 2, 2012 0

A new musical has been created to celebrate the achievements of one of the UK’s most successful exports – The Beatles. Rain, the production company behind the ambitious project, has announced that it is

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I can feel a great distortion in the force… Corby man creates Guitar Wars!

I can feel a great distortion in the force… Corby man creates Guitar Wars!

GregJohnson March 28, 2012 4

Have you ever sat up, bolt upright, mid-way through a Star Wars movie marathon yelping “I need to play the Millennium Falcon like an electric guitar!” Well, urm, now, you can, thanks to a

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5 tips on how to serenade that special someone on Valentines Day!

5 tips on how to serenade that special someone on Valentines Day!

GregJohnson February 14, 2012 1

Love is in the air, poems are in the post and yet ideas are still hard to come by for the hopeless romantic on Valentines Day. Making a big impression is never easy, but

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Gary Barlow announces initial line-up for Jubilee gig

Gary Barlow announces initial line-up for Jubilee gig

Musicroom February 8, 2012 0

Fresh from organising a huge concert in aid of Children in Need, Gary Barlow has announced the initial line-up of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert, which he is also helping to organise. Veteran British

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BBC 6 Music gets ready to mark 10th anniversary

BBC 6 Music gets ready to mark 10th anniversary

Musicroom February 7, 2012 0

Ten years ago in March the BBC launched 6 Music as part of its digital radio output and the broadcaster will celebrate the milestone with a series of live shows from Maida Vale studios.

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